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Cyber Security Associate 5 (Forensics and Malware Analyst)

Company/Position Overview
This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.
Salient CRGT seeks a Malware Analyst for one of our leading customers: Veterans Affairs.
The Cyber Security Operation Center Support ensures all operations and tasks are conducted and shall specifically be assisting in technical support to monitor, correlate, identify, mitigate, manage, track and support processes for security incidents.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate must be knowledgeable with malware research and analysis. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Perform in-depth dynamic and static file analysis as well as reverse engineering to determine the nature of unknown or potentially malicious files found during investigations
Respond to open tickets/emails in accordance with established SLAs
Collect malware artifacts safely for analysis and incident investigations
Examine suspicious emails for malicious content and provide recommendations on remediation actions
Perform URL/domain analysis to identify and report any malicious indicators associated with the resource and evaluate associated risks
Submit malicious samples obtained to anti-virus vendors for signature creation and distribute DAT files to appropriate groups of deployment and implementation
Manage, operate and maintain the VA malware analysis lab isolated from the network and ensure 100 percent containment
Support maintenance of malware analysis platforms and toolsets
User Open Source intelligence (OSINT) to research vulnerabilities in support of cyber related incidents
Produce technical analysis reports summarizing malware analysis support provided and recommendations for remediation
Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Electric Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline and at least 10 years IT experience
Two (2) years of experience performing malware analysis and reverse engineering
OTHER EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) or equivalent certification or demonstrated proficiency in malicious code analysis (or able to obtain within the first 90 days of employment)
In depth understanding of NIST SP 800-61, US CERT and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards
Knowledge of C/C++ and Assembly language
Comprehensive knowledge of disassembly/reverse engineering
Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Background Investigation: Must be able to pass and maintain a Government Background Investigation. U.S. citizenship is also required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract for this particular position
Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
If you feel you are qualified for this position, express interest by clicking the Apply button below (if you are viewing this position on the Salient CRGT website). If you are viewing this job posting outside of the Salient CRGT website, please visit: www.salientcrgt.com/careers to express interest in this position through the Salient CRGT Careers page. Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.



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